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Standard 3-4.5

3-4.5 Explain how the destruction caused by the Civil War affected the economy and daily lives of South Carolinians, including the scarcity of food, clothing, and living essentials and the continuing racial tensions.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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Burning of Columbia | Palmetto Heritage

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William Gregg | S.C. Hall of Fame
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Stories from the War | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Stories from the War | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Jefferson Davis | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Jefferson Davis | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Sherman’s March | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Sherman’s March | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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War Hospitals | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
War Hospitals | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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